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What Does Numbness Mean In Your Right Hand
Hand numbness: It may be compression of a nerve that innvervates the hand muscles, such as of the median, ulnar, or radial nerves. Carpal tunnel syndrome is an example. However, your doctor will need to examine you to make a more accurate diagnosis since the nerves innervate different muscles of the hand. Then a treatment plan can be made. ...Read more
Numbness: most commonly is a symptom of some nerve issue. Inflammation for example may irritate the nerve in the finger causing a numbness,..similar to the "pins and needles" you get in your legs when the nerves are irritated after sitting for long. If if continues, see the Dr. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have CRPS in my right hand and wrist. I have been experiencing numbness in my hand which I have never had before. Does this mean it is getting wors?
Possibly: Raynaud's phenomenon usually manifests itself on both hands and / or feet, but not always. Other possibilities include carpal tunnel syndrome or periperal vascular disease as well. Smoking can exacerbate symptoms like these as well. See your doctor to have it looked at though. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A possibility: It may indicate a neuropathy depending on where exactly on the hand and arm you note numbness. Carpal tunnel syndrome (a type of median neuropathy), ulnar neuropathy, or radial neuropathy may be present. Try to avoid pressure on the arm and hand while sleeping including awkward posturing. Keep it straight while asleep. If you note weakness or pain, please consult a neurologist. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Hard to say!: Numbness is usually do to pressure on a nerve. This is not something i would expect a fever to cause. However, a fever can cause increased blood flow and this may cause some swelling that could be pressing on a nerve. Probably not much to worry about if it goes away as your temp goes down., but if this occurs every time let your doctor know. ...Read more
What does it mean when your right hand goes numb and so numb that it causes you to wake up from a dead sleep.
Carpal tunnel: The most common cause would be carpal tunnel syndrome. The median nerve innervates the thumb, index finger and half the middle finger. It runs into the hand through a tunnel (called the carpal tunnel). If there is a bit of swelling of the tissues or if you bend your wrist while sleeping, the nerve gets pinched and causes numbness. There are some other possibilities, so get checked to be sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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